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Oasis 101: Basics on the World's Biggest Cruise Ship


Editor's note: This story is from the Cruise Critic Archives. Content was up to date at time of publication.

Curious about Oasis of the Seas, the 225,282-ton, 5,400-passenger floating island set to debut this December? We've got in-depth information on Oasis' neighborhoods, like the foliage-filled Central Park (12,175 plants!), its innovative two-deck Loft Suites, the roughly 20 dining options available onboard, its Caribbean itineraries and more.

Oasis of the Seas Videos
Oasis of the Seas Photos
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Tour the Ship's Seven Neighborhoods
Central Park Pool & Sports Zone Vitality Spa & Fitness Center Youth Zone The Boardwalk & AquaTheater Entertainment Place Royal Promenade
Tour the ship by mousing over the red dots.

Oasis of the Seas Video: AquaTheater Rehearsals
Oasis of the Seas Video: Crown Loft Suite
Oasis of the Seas Video: Surfing the FlowRider
Oasis of the Seas Video: Jazz on 4 Performance
Oasis of the Seas Videos: Royal Promenade and Ship Parade
Oasis of the Seas Videos: Boardwalk and Carousel
Oasis of the Seas Videos: Royal Promenade
Oasis of the Seas Videos: Ship Tour from a Unique Vantage
Oasis of the Seas Video: Central Park Balcony Cabin View
Oasis of the Seas Video: Main Dining Room

Oasis of the Seas Cabin Photos
British Invasion: Photos from Oasis of the Seas' U.K. Debut
Oasis of the Seas Handover Pics, Part 1: Ship Belongs to Royal Caribbean
Oasis of the Seas Handover Pics, Part 2: Scenes from a Party
Oasis of the Seas Handover Pics, Part 3: A Feel for the Ship
Slideshow: June Sea Trials, First Tests of Seaworthiness
Slideshow: April at the Shipyard With Oasis
Photos from Our August Tour in Turku, Finland!
Photo Timeline: Final Oasis Milestones
More Oasis Photos

Oasis of the Seas Dining Options
Slideshow: Menus for Italian, Asian and Seafood Restaurants

Loft Suites, Boardwalk Balconies and More

For the Kids
The Youth Zone

Evening Entertainment
Oasis' Entertainment Place
Showtime Schedule

Keeping in Shape
Vitality Spa & Fitness Center

Oasis to Offer Eastern and Western Caribbean Cruises

Chat About the World's Biggest Ship
The All-Things Oasis of the Seas Forum
Join an Oasis of the Seas Roll Call!
Member's Speak Out: How Big is Too Big?

More Oasis News & Information
July 29 -- Oasis of the Seas Suits Up With New Life Jacket System
April 13 -- Oasis of the Seas Brings Broadway Musical "Hairspray" to Cruises

Ship Stats
Gross Registered Tons: 225,282
Passengers Double Occupancy: 5,400
Passengers Max Occupancy: 6,296
Crewmembers: 2,165
Length: 1,187 feet
Width: 208 feet
Height: 213 feet (above the waterline)

Wacky Oasis Facts
Ship will contain 3,300 miles of electrical cables -- roughly the width of the U.S.!
110,231 pounds of ice cubes will be made daily.
Central Park will have 12,175 plants, 62 vine plants, 56 trees and bamboo.
The AquaTheater pool is 17.9 feet deep and is the largest pool at sea.

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